LARRY W. GARRETSON, 51, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, Feb 4, 2011, at Parkview Hospital. Born in Danville, Ill., he moved to the Fort Wayne area in the 1990's. "He was a genuine, honest, amiable man." He was a great mechanic on vehicles built before 1990. He enjoyed working on cars and lawn mowers. An avid fisherman and hunter, he had good common sense and was a handy neighbor and friend. He is survived by daughter, Christina Garretson of Fort Wayne; son, Brian Garretson of Fort Wayne; grandsons, Ricky Kerns III and Zachary Garretson; father, Marshall Peaslee of Fort Wayne; brother, Dale Peaslee of Danville, Ill. He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy Duprey; and sister, Sandra Peaslee. There is no service. Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 2403 E. Wallen Road. Burial will be at a later date at Highland Park Cemetery.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 8, 2011